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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 2, 365-372

Studying trilinear gauge couplings at linear collider energies

G.J. Gounaris1 - C.G. Papadopoulos2

1 Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Thessaloniki, GR-54006 Thessaloniki, Greece (e-mail: gounaris@physics.auth.gr)
2 Institute of Nuclear Physics, NCSR $\Delta\eta\mu \acute{o} \kappa \varrho \iota \tau o \varsigma$,GR-15310 Athens, Greece (e-mail: Costas.Papadopoulos@cern.ch)

Received: 9 April 1997 / Revised version: 18 June 1997

We investigate the sensitivity of the semileptonic processes $e^+e^-\to\ell^-\bar{\nu}_\ell\; q\; \bar{q}'$, $\ell=e\;\mbox{or}\;\mu$,on the non-standard trilinear gauge couplings, using the optimal observables method at Linear Collider energies. Our study is based on the four-fermion generator ERATO. Taking into account all possible correlations between the different trilinear gauge coupling parameters, we show that they can be measured with an accuracy of 10-3 to 10-4 for typical Linear Collider energies and luminosities.

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